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Executive Chef

Sanctuary Beach Resort

Manage the kitchen operations in accordance with established guest service, food quality and sustainability standards.

Posted June 12, 2022

Executive Chef

Sanctuary Beach Resort

Overview

Opportunity: Executive Chef

Manage the kitchen operations in accordance with established guest service, food quality and sustainability standards.

Potential Career Path

Director of Food & Beverage – Regional Director of Food & Beverage

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.  
  • Establish priorities and assign production and preparation tasks to staff to execute.
  • Review daily menu specials, banquet event orders and inventory food items for daily use.
  • Requisition day’s supplies and ensure they are received and stored correctly. Communicate needs with purchasing and storeroom personnel.
  • Ensure quality of products received.
  • Meet with the Executive Steward to review equipment needs, banquet plate-up assistance, cleaning schedule/project status, and health/safety and sanitation follow-up.
  • Ensure each kitchen work area is stocked with specified tools, supplies,equipment and that recipe cards, production schedules, plating

    guides and photography are posted and current.

  • Ensure staff prepares menu items following recipes and yield guides, in accordance with department standards.Develop new menu items,

    test and write recipes.

  • Observe guest reactions and confer with service staff to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Conduct frequent walk-throughs of each kitchen area and direct respective personnel to correct any deficiencies.
  • Assist catering department with developing special menus for functions; meet with clients as requested.
  • Review sales and food cost daily and ensure that excess items are utilized efficiently.
  • Prepare weekly work schedules for all kitchen personnel in accordance with staffing guidelines and forecasted labor costs.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • Degree or certificate in Culinary Arts and/or one to two years’ experience as an Executive Chef.
  • Expertise in food product, presentation, quality and preparation along with menu concept and design.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and will include working on holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

The Sanctuary Beach Resort is an oceanfront Monterey Bay resort and hotel set on 19 acres of Pacific shoreline in Marina, California. A rare Monterey Bay hotel on the beach, The Sanctuary invites guests to fall asleep to the soothing surf from their private waterfront cottage.

Nestled between Monterey Bay and the protected Marina Dunes Preserve, The Sanctuary Beach Resort’s 60 contemporary cottage guest rooms and suites offer more than just uninterrupted, panoramic views from private decks or patios.

The Sanctuary Beach Resort is a secluded getaway that provides unmatched access to California’s beautiful Central Coast region. The location beckons both coastal road trippers as well as single-destination vacationers. Bringing top-of-the-line meeting and event spaces to the waterfront, The Sanctuary is also the perfect backdrop for business retreats, weddings and other celebrations.

HHM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.


Address

3295 Dunes Drive
Marina, CA 93933

Phone

(831) 883-9478

Rooms

60 Rooms

Sanctuary Beach Resort

Marina, CA